Headed to Miami? Get your ‘gramming finger ready! Whether vibrant pops of color, gorgeous beaches, or hip restaurants are calling your name, Miami is full of Instagram-worthy places.
But Miami’s vibrant scene goes beyond Instagram. This world-class city leaves visitors enamored with its Art Deco architecture, top-notch museums, and feel-good nightlife. This relatively young metropolis attracts visitors of all ages. If you’d rather leave capturing Miami’s hip vibes to the pros, hire a talented local vacation photographer from Flytographer to capture your priceless vacation memories and read on for their top places to capture the magic of Miami.
Miami’s Wynwood Walls literally transformed the former warehouse district of Wynwood into a vibrant, creative place for artists and art enthusiasts alike. The neighborhood’s formerly abandoned warehouses have been transformed into larger-than-life works of art. The warehouses huge windowless facades provided the perfect canvas for artists from around the world to show their skills. Start your exploration of this creative epicenter at 2520 NW 2nd Avenue and enjoy this Miami treasure free of charge. And if you really want to learn about the stories behind Wynwood’s murals and artists, book an official tour… they’re led by local artists.
Perhaps Miami’s most iconic street, Ocean Drive is the spot for admiring cotton candy-colored Art Deco architecture, hitting hip restaurants and bars, and getting some sand between your toes. The Miami Design Preservation League offers Art Deco walking tours to ensure you don’t miss a single must-see landmark. The best way to enjoy the sights along the beach? Hop on a Citi Bike, hit the boardwalk, and head north to the ultra luxe beachfront Hilton Cabana – Miami Beach hotel. Grab a cooling cocktail at the uber swanky Allison Bar — those ocean views and Instagram are a match made in heaven!
Miami Beach Boardwalk
Picturesque palm trees line the flurry of activity that is the Miami Beach Boardwalk. Get in on the action with a walk, jog, or cycle along this iconic boardwalk. At about four miles long, the Miami Beach Boardwalk is the perfect place to fit in a mid-vacation workout… and, you know, enjoy those glorious ocean views along the way. Pockets of privacy — for the perfect photo, of course — are plentiful among the abundant palms and plants at Indian Beach Park at the north end of the boardwalk.
Looking for the perfect spot to snag that coveted family photo? Look no further than the relaxed, family-friendly vibe of South Pointe. This 17-acre urban park has it all — a laid-back beach, city views, a picturesque harbor, and plenty of walking paths to explore it all. Be sure to pack the kids’ swimmers — South Pointe Park has a playground and ocean-themed splash pad just for kids! Grab a post-play, photo-worthy bite at Rosetta Bakery, an Italian bakery serving up focaccia, pizza, sandwiches, and pastries. Craving something a bit more substantial? 11th Street Diner serves up classic diner fare from a photo-worthy retro dining car reminiscent of an Airstream. With breakfast served all day, what’s not to love?
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Close your eyes upon entering Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and you might think you’ve been transported to an Italian villa! This stunning former estate turned museum features a lavish main house with 34 decorated rooms, ten acres of stunning formal gardens, and an impressive art collection. Fill your Instagram feed with elegant architecture and luxurious gardens, or treat yourself to a photo shoot with a pro for an additional fee.
Don your best beachwear and slather on the sunscreen for a day at the jaw-droppingly gorgeous Venetian Pool. This public swimming pool located in Coral Gables dates back to the 1920s. In case you were wondering… yep, it’s named after that Venice, thanks to Venetian-style details like a bridge and mooring posts. Commercial photography requires a permit and fee, but the Venetian Pool is every Instagrammer’s dream — did we mention there’s a waterfall and grotto? The pool, built inside a coral quarry, is the perfect place to while away the day and embrace all that Miami has to offer.
The fun isn’t over just because you’ve returned home from Miami. Within just five days from your Flytographer shoot, your priceless vacation photography will arrive in a beautiful gallery to your inbox. Our concierge team is here to help you start planning your vacation photo shoot today!